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17 Jul 2024

Plan International: Climate change education capacity statement

Plan International is pleased to present this capacity statement on their work on climate change education, which summarises nearly two decades of promising practices from their programming and influencing work: from child-led Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) education in Asia-Pacific to global youth-led influencing of Conference of the Parties (COP) outcomes. Available in English and French.

15 Jul 2024

Climate Change and Education: Building Momentum through a Shared Research Agenda

Education can contribute to the resilience of climate change, yet evidence on how this works is limited. A group of researchers, activists, donors, and policymakers from Center for Global Development have outlined a research agenda to protect children’s education amidst the climate crisis, aiming to align academic, policy, and practitioner communities around shared goals. Check […]

08 Jul 2024

Call for Proposals to Address Intersection of Climate and Education Crisis

Submission Proposal Deadline: August 5, 2024 Education Cannot Wait’s Acceleration Facility provides a flexible financing mechanism to fund strategic initiatives which tackle systemic barriers to quality education. ECW has committed to investing in three new Acceleration Facility partnerships to ensure greater focus and improved responsiveness within the Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises (EiEPC) sector to climate-related risks and hazards in the countries worst affected […]

27 Jun 2024

Weathering the Storm: Climate Shocks Threaten Children’s Skills and Learning But Social Protection Can Mitigate Impact

This Policy Brief draws together Young Lives evidence on the impact of early climate shocks in particular on children’s basic skills and learning, finding that early exposure to droughts and floods has a profound impact on children’s nutrition and physical growth, with long term consequences for their skills development, ability to learn and progress in […]

18 Jun 2024

Futures at Risk: Climate-Induced Shocks and Their Toll on Education for Crisis-Affected Children

Taking the 224 million crisis affected children as a basis, the aim of the report is to understand how many are impacted by climate change related events that impact educational needs. The report zooms in on educational disruptions due to internal displacements. It is a background study for the Education Cannot Wait climate appeal and […]

11 Jun 2024

UNESCO GEM Report: Is education green enough? New indicator grades how extensively countries’ curricula cover climate change

Led by GREEN member Priyadarshani Joshi and co-authored by another GREEN member, Aaron Benevot, the GEM Report is launching a new series to promote discussion on the connections between education and the other Sustainable Development Goals. The report also suggests a fresh indicator that evaluates countries’ incorporation of environmentally friendly education in their primary and […]

05 Jun 2024

Climate change and sustainability in science and social science secondary school curricula

Read this amazingly informative publication which is co-authored by one of our own GREEN members, Aaron Benavot! It discusses the results of a worldwide study on 9th grade science and social science curricula in relation to climate change. Findings show there is a lack of social and emotional or action-oriented learning and that climate change […]

30 May 2024

Building a climate smart education system in Zimbabwe

GPE’s Climate Smart Education Systems Initiative has started to roll out support – at a time when it is needed most. In partnership with UNESCO, IIEP-UNESCO, and Save the Children, GPE is reinforcing the capacity of countries to mainstream climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability into their education sector plans, budgets and strategies. Zimbabwe is […]

21 May 2024

Girls’ agency at the crest of the climate crisis

In rural coastal Bangladesh, girls face significant challenges balancing domestic, school, and work responsibilities, exacerbated by the climate crisis. Despite systemic hurdles like economic inequality, cultural norms, and limited transportation, many maintain good grades and aspire to careers like nursing. The Learning and Action Alliance for Girls’ Agency (LAAGA) and the Education and Cultural Society […]

16 May 2024

What Is a Green Job? | The Development Podcast

The transition away from fossil fuels could create as many as 30 million ‘green’ jobs in clean energy and low-emissions technologies by 2030. So what is a ‘green job’? How can countries and companies support jobs that benefit people and the planet? And how can young people prepare for green jobs of the future?  Find out the answers […]